2018 FIFA World Cup Leading Goal Scorers: Harry Kane of England in Contention to win Golden Boot at Football WC in Russia
Harry Kane, England | FIFA World Cup 2018 (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is bringing us shocking results with each passing day. We are just done with the pre-quarter rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With the ouster of the big daddies of teams like Spain, Argentina and Portugal, the Football WC in Russia does not fail to astonish us. By now, we have completed the round of 16. The quarterfinals are scheduled to begin on July 6 with a couple matches. After the completion of the pre-quarter rounds, we have England captain Harry Kane who has been blazing guns for the team by being the leading goal scorer of the mega event. The England captain scored a couple of goals against Tunisia, 3 against Panama and 1 while playing against Colombia and thus is in contention for winning the Golden Boot at the World Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s team might not have made it to the quarters after losing to Uruguay, but the Portugal captain has surely stood up for the team. The Real Madrid forward has scored 4 goals in the tournament with three coming against Spain and 1 against Morocco. Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku also scored 4 goals in the season with 2 against Panama and Tunisia. A couple of Russian players have registered their names in the leading goal scoring list. Russia’s Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba have scored 3 goals each. Artem has 1 assist under his kitty. Uruguay’s Edison Cavani played quite a crucial role in the ouster of Portugal as he scored a couple of goals against Ronaldo’s team.

List of Top Goal Scorers of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Sr No Name Country No of Goals Scored
1 Harry Kane England 6
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 4
3 Romelu Lukaku Belgium 4
4 Denis Cheryshev Russia 3
5 Kylian Mbappe France 3
6 Diego Costa Spain 3
7 Edinson Cavani Uruguay 3
8 Artem Dzyuba Russia 3
9 Yerry Mina Colombia 3

As mentioned above, the quarterfinals are scheduled to begin on July 6. The first match will be played against Uruguay and France at 7.30 PM at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. The second contest will be between Brazil and Belgium at 11.30 PM at the Kazan Arena. July 7 will have Sweden playing against Harry Kane’s England at 7.30 PM. Whereas the second match of the day will be between the hosts and Croatia at 11.30 PM.